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Skeuos

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4632  
Original WordWord Origin
skeuoßof uncertain affinity
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Skeuos7:358,1038
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
skyoo'-os   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. a vessel
  2. an implement
    1. in the plural
      1. household utensils, domestic gear
      2. the tackle and armament of vessels, used specifically of sails and ropes
  3. metaph.
    1. a man of quality, a chosen instrument
    2. in a bad sense, an assistant in accomplishing an evil deed
"Vessel" was a common Greek metaphor for "body" since Greeks thoughtof souls living temporarily in bodies.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 23
article 2, container 1, goods 1, instrument 1, jar 1, merchandise 1, object 3, property 2, sea anchor 1, someone 1, vessel 3, vessels 6
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark2
Luke2
John1
Acts5
Romans3
2 Corinthians1
1 Thessalonians1
2 Timothy2
Hebrews1
1 Peter1
Revelation2


Total22
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Skeuos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.